When you think about Australian Animals, a few instantly come to mind.
Think about it? What would be the first animals you think of?
Kangaroo’s, Koala’s, Emus and Platypus would have to be the iconic Australian Animals that tourist coming to the country are keen to see.
If you want to find a great hands-on experience then look no further than Ballarat Wildlife Park to get up close and personal with the local animals.
Ballarat Wildlife Park is only one hour and twenty minutes from Melbourne CBD, and is open 364 days a year, from 9 am – 5 pm.
- Adults $35
- Concession $29
- Children $19.50
- Family (2A & up to 4C) $95.00
Yearly Pass Cost
- Family Membership (2A & up to 4C) $170
- Sole Parent Yearly Membership $120
- Individual Yearly Membership $65
Every day Ballarat Wildlife Park holds Complimentary Guided tours, Animals shows, and Presentation.
There are also opportunities for you to pay extra for special Animal Encounters, including gorgeous photos.
Ballarat Wildlife Park has a shop, and a nice cafe so you can have a nice drink and bite to eat before you head down to help feed the locals.
That is why so many people flock to the Park, Whilst animals like the Meerkats, Dingos, Crocodiles, Alligators, and Wombats are popular it’s the free-roaming kangaroos that you find all over the Wildlife Park that have everyone excited.
If you want to feed the Kangaroo’s all you need is to grab some Kangaroo Food at the front and wander around the Park. If you are lucky you might even get to feed a gorgeous little joey or see one nestled in its mum’s pouch.
Ballarat Wildlife Park is definitely on our list of top ten things to do in Ballarat.
What iconic Australian Animals do you think of?
Have you ever wanted to feed a Kangaroo?